written 19th February 2002

Today they killed a friend of mine
for a crime he didn’t do

John Byrd was an innocent man
and THAT they certainly knew!

The Ohio courts and Governor Taft
didn’t give a bloody damn

They gleefully sent John to his death
and killed an innocent man.

Why did they ignore the facts
and send John to his death?

Why did they ignore the truth
and steal my friend’s last breath?

Where was this so called justice
that American’s boastfully claim to possess?

Obviously it’s just another fallacy
American hypocrisy at it’s best

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